Bakersfield College

Electronics: Manufacturing Automation

Job Skills Certificate

The Bakersfield College Electronics Certificate program will show the world that you have gained the necessary knowledge and skills to perform better on the job. This program of study is widely recognized and modeled after local industry competency standards. A certified electronic professional often appears more dedicated, more skilled and thus more attractive to prospective employers. Program includes study in the following areas: electrical theory and components, soldering, wiring diagrams, safety, programmable logic controllers, instrumentation, temperature, pressure, level detectors, computer integrated manufacturing motor theory and wiring, and mechanical systems.

This program prepares students for careers in electronics technology, entry level positions in petroleum/energy, manufacturing, instrumentation/process control, logistics and distribution, ancillary services, food and materials processing, and industrial maintenance.

Program Learning Outcomes 
Upon successful completion, the student will:

  • demonstrate proficiency in manufacturing automation related skills and safety principles required for industrial employment.
  • demonstrate problem solving skills used in industrial environments and manufacturing.
  • demonstrate an understanding of industrial manufacturing and electronics that is required for transfer to a four year university degree program and certification.

Total Units: 16


Required Courses

Course Number Title Units
ELET B4 Computer Integrated Manufcaturing 3.0
ELET B5 Programmable Logic Controllers 3.0
ELET B55A Electric Motors-Controls 4.0
ELET B56 Instrumentation & Process Control 3.0
ELET B70 Mechnical Systems 3.0

**The courses and unit values on this page are representative of the typical values and courses required by this program. They are taken from the most current catalog, and therefore may not be accurate for the degree or certificate requirements for some students, depending on your year of catalog rights. Please refer to your appropriate catalog or see a counselor for accurate degree requirements.

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